Beauty from Ashes: Creating Hope in a Time of Loss
Gena Cook is no stranger to loss. In May of 2016, her beloved 19-year-old son unexpectedly passed away. In October of that same year, she lost her father in a [...]
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The Rhythm of a Steady Beat
Virginia Coffey was born in 1933 in Stokes County, North Carolina. She lived there until 1975 when she remarried and moved to Avery County. Virginia was mother to Wayne, Sandra, [...]
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It Starts with Showing Up
When Trip and Jacqui moved to Grandfather Mountain permanently, they knew they wanted to be more involved at Crossnore. At a lunch with Brett where they expressed their desire to [...]
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Volunteer Spotlight – Judy White
Judy White exudes a deep humility and a tender sweetness when you meet her. She has a lot to say about her time spent volunteering but doesn’t much like the [...]
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Investing Your Heart
When grown kids fly the nest, many people start making big plans - plans to remodel the house, take that vacation, buy that new car, or relocate to somewhere sunny [...]
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Volunteer Spotlight – Mark Serosky
Mark Serosky has spent his life in service to others and he’s doing the same in his retirement by investing in the children of Crossnore. Mark served as the County Parks and Recreation [...]
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Local Missions
The popularity of staying local (“stay-cation” vacations, farm-to-table dinners. etc.) is on the rise. And more people are discovering that you don’t have to leave the country to have the mission trip [...]
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And the Winner is… (Part III)
BB&T’s Lighthouse Project provides financial support and manpower to the community by giving BB&T employees the opportunity to nominate, vote on and ultimately volunteer with local charities. Since the launch [...]
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And the Winner is… (Part II of III)
BB&T’s Lighthouse Project provides financial support and manpower to the community by giving BB&T employees the opportunity to nominate, vote on and ultimately volunteer with local charities. Since the launch [...]
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And the Winner is… (Part I of III)
BB&T’s Lighthouse Project provides financial support and manpower to the community by giving BB&T employees the opportunity to nominate, vote on, and ultimately volunteer with local charities. Since the launch [...]
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